Pashtun Rights Movement Leader Arrested By Pakistani Police In Islamabad

Police in the Pakistani capital have arrested a top leader of a civil rights movement campaigning against alleged military abuses in the country’s restive northwestern Pashtun tribal regions.


Lawmaker Mohsin Dawar, a leader of the Pashtun Tahafuz Movement (PTM), was arrested outside the press club in the Pakistani capital on January 28. He was protesting for the release of PTM leader Manzoor Pashteen, who was detained a day earlier. Nearly 20 more PTM supporters were also...